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  • JB: Digital Admiral - A Teaser Portfolio

    JB: Digital Admiral - A Teaser Portfolio

    Highlighted Projects & Achievements from 2007 - 20016

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  • A Day in the Life of the Internet

    A Day in the Life of the Internet

    While most of us have a good, general, understanding that the Internet is huge; do we really have any idea on the scope of just how big that truly is? According to the infographic below, courtesy of MBAonline.com, the amount of data that we consume and share on a daily basis is almost unfathomable. For instance, every 24 hours, there are 294 billion emails sent. 250 million photos For instance, every 24 hours, there are 294 billion emails sent. 250 million photos are uploaded to Facebook. 864,000 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube. And for the doozy… daily iPhone sales now outpace the human population.

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  • Money, Music and Piracy

    Money, Music and Piracy

    As a part of the whole, digital sales now account for some 20 percent of all recorded music sales across the planet. That number is considerably higher in the United States, topping out at closer to 70 percent. The digital model is just more efficient and convenient for consumers and the industry alike. Gone are costs for manufacturing, packaging, retail space, and retail profit which eat up about 34 percent…

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  • My Pick for Best of Show at CES 2012

    My Pick for Best of Show at CES 2012

    Samsung revealed a new transparent LCD screen called the Smart Window at the Consumer Electronics Show, winning the CES 2012 Innovation Award. The 46-inch touchscreen turns what were once boring window displays into interactive experiences.
    The revolutionary screen has a contrast ratio of 4,500:1 with high-definition resolution and a 70 percent color gamut,…

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  • Wondering What All This SOPA and PIPA Talk is About?

    Wondering What All This SOPA and PIPA Talk is About?

    Leave it TED and Clay Shirky to break it down and explain why it’s a bad idea.
    “What does a bill like PIPA/SOPA mean to our shareable world? At the TED offices, Clay Shirky delivers a proper manifesto — a call to defend our freedom to create, discuss, link and share, rather than passively consume.”

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  • The Ultimate Desktop

    The Ultimate Desktop

    EXOdesk first look. EXOdesk is part of the EXOtables form factor to be build by selected partners starting in 2012, focusing on pricing and user experience. The HTML5 multi-touch development kit and the application store allows a wide range of exciting applications involving productivity and creativity. EXO UI physics is a natural way to interact with digital content and applications on large touch displays…

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  • The Evolution of Web Design

    The Evolution of Web Design

    Can you believe that the first published website is already 20 years old? Web design has come a long way since the first website was published by Tim Berners-Lee in 1991. This infographic is a peek at the evolutionary tale of web design, which is ironically still in its infant stages. Enjoy the infographic and let your imagination wander. You might find yourself asking, …

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  • The State Of Internet Based TV

    The State Of Internet Based TV

    More and more people are giving up the hefty price of cable for online viewing. But just how much has Internet based TV changed the way we watch our beloved shows? Check the infographic to see the major competition and if one of them might be right for you.
    Did you know that people who watch funny videos while at work are 9% more productive?

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  • The State of The Internet: 2010

    The State of The Internet: 2010

    The Internet is a big place. How big? Try gigantic. The infographic above, from the folks at Focus, attempts to visually represent some of the mind-boggling numbers that defined the Internet circa 2010 — the result is certainly pretty, but still but still not very easy to wrap your head around. How, for example, does one simply imagine the 2 billion videos being watched on YouTube each and every day? [...]

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  • The Age of Exabytes: Tools & Approaches for Managing Big Data

    The Age of Exabytes: Tools & Approaches for Managing Big Data

    “We are experiencing a big data explosion, a result not only of increasing Internet usage by people around the world, but also the connection of billions of devices to the Internet. Eight years ago, for example, there were only around 5 exabytes of data online. Just two years ago, that amount of data passed over the Internet over the course of a single month. And recent estimates put monthly Internet data flow at around 21 exabytes of data. [...]“

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